By: David M. Higgins II

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Huntingtown, MD- At 5:42 a.m. on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, the Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire on Queensberry Road.

When they arrived with thirty-six personnel they discovered a two-story single dwelling home on fire. The firefighters had the blaze under control in approximately thirty minutes.

The Office of the State Fire Marshal was called out to investigate. The preliminary report states the fire began on the rear deck and is not suspicious in nature.

The fire caused significant damage to the second floor and roof structure along with smoke and water damage to the remainder of the home and its contents.  All of the occupants were able to escape without injury and are being assisted by The American Red Cross.

Two firefighters were transported to Calvert Health Medical Center for minor injuries and were both treated and released. 

The estimated damage is $300,000.00 including structure and contents.


David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...